General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Other: Ivory
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP23,464; EU3869

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Trade name information:
Series: Buzz™
Trade Name: Ivory
Cultivar name: 'Tobud072'
Common names
  • Butterfly Bush
Also sold as:
  • Buddleia
  • Buddlea

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Location: Northern California, Zone 9b
Date: 2020-05-27
The blooms are nice and full on this shorter variety of butterfly
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-09-29
Location: Northern California, Zone 9b
Date: 2020-05-30
Buddleja Buzz Ivory "butterfly bush" living up to its nickname wi
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-08-02
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-08-03
Location: My Yard
Date: 2016-06-21
Location: Southeast alabama zone 8b Sheris healing flower garden
Date: 2017-06-04
The white makes a beautiful contrast beside other blue and pink b
Location: southeast alabama zone8b
Date: 2017-05-29
This is a beautiful buddleja and this is its 2nd year in the flow
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2017-07-29
Location: In my garden
Date: 2014-06-14
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-08-04
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-08-03
Location: In my garden
Date: 2014-06-14
Location: My Yard
Date: 2016-06-21

Date: 2016-08-21
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
Location: Irmo, SC
Date: 2017-10-27
This dwarf variety was absolutely covered in blooms.
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